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Irony of Life

What an Irony of life
that applies to all
under the sun
from which no one can run

As a child
You have plenty of time and energy
But no money!

As an adult
You have plenty of money and energy
But no time!

As you grow old
You have plenty of time and money
But no energy!

So its better to act wise now
And welcome every morning with a 'wow'
Fully utilise your present
And rejoice every moment

This is the thumb rule
Just play it cool!

Submitted: Wednesday, May 29, 2013
Edited: Wednesday, May 29, 2013


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  • Heather Wilkins (9/1/2013 12:16:00 PM)

    make the most out of the time we have on earth. it passes so quickly. good thoughts on this

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  • Jodie Hardy (8/28/2013 5:23:00 PM)

    Very true, that's as good a reason as any to be happy with what we have :) good write Kayva xx

  • Passionate Reader (6/17/2013 9:22:00 AM)

    so true! ! !

    So its better to act wise now
    And welcome every moment with a 'wow'

    lovely lines! ! ! :)

  • Shahzia Batool (6/17/2013 8:36:00 AM)

    that's why it is suggested to stay happy and contented in the present moment! ! !

  • Valerie Dohren (6/13/2013 7:42:00 AM)

    Very true and very wise. Good one Kavya.

  • Lorraine Colon (5/29/2013 5:28:00 PM)

    I think I am the exception to the rule - Now that I am old, I have time, a good amount of energy, but I still have no money. But I accept it, and use my energy to do what makes me happy - gardening, visiting family, and of course, writing poems. I like your poem very much, good job.

  • Zubiya Surti (5/29/2013 4:39:00 AM)

    wow! beautiful.this is so true....a child asks his father to play puzzle with him, but dad had no time...years later the dad looks at those puzzle pieces and wonders that now his son does not have time for him.Irony of life! ! ! 1

  • Cherret Leakey (5/29/2013 4:39:00 AM)

    wonderfull creativity

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